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State Laws and What They Mean For Your Medical Marijuana Delivery Service

There are currently twenty-three states that allow for legal medical marijuana. Washington D.C. also allows this. You may be considering opening your own medical marijuana delivery service in the state you live in. It is important to know and understand the legal boundaries set up by each state before you start such a business. Of the twenty-three states and Washington D.C., only 19 allow dispensaries and delivery services to be opened. In this post you will see what is permitted in each state.Regulation 3D cube Word Cloud Concept

Alaska

If you are out in gorgeous Alaska enjoying the scenery, I have good news for you! Alaska allows the operation of dispensaries. Therefore, you are able to open a marijuana delivery service if you live here.

Arizona

Hello visitors from the southwest! I have good news for you. Arizona business owners have the green light to pursue their marijuana delivery service. All patients need an ID card or to be listed on a patient registry. This state also allows patients from other states to be recipients of the medical cannabis with a proper recommendation from their doctor.

California

Attention residents of California! Are you ready to open a weed business? California allows dispensaries and delivery services. As with other states, patients are required to obtain an ID card or be added to the patient registry in order to utilize this service. Unlike many other states, most conditions will qualify you to receive a recommendation for medical marijuana. The majority of states only allow specific ailments to be enough to receive the medical card for medical marijuana.

Colorado

If you are out west in the beautiful state of Colorado, you are in luck! Recreational use of marijuana is legal here. Any adult may purchase marijuana, similar to how alcohol is purchased. Go ahead and start your business!

Connecticut

Are you on the eastern border living it up in Connecticut? If so you are in for some good news! Connecticut allows the use of medicinal marijuana. This state, like most, does need each patient to obtain a medical ID card or to be added to the state’s patient registry.

Delaware

Hello Delaware residents! You have the green light to legally open your own medical marijuana delivery business. Your state allows for legal dispensaries and delivery services for medical marijuana. Each patient is required to be on the patient registry or obtain a medical ID card. Delaware is also one of the few states that allow patients with doctor recommendations to come in from other states to get the product.

District of Columbia

If you are living in our nation’s capital, consider opening your very own medical marijuana delivery service. It is now legal for residents to possess up to two ounces for personal recreational use.

Hawaii

If you are laying on a gorgeous beach in Hawaii, listening to the waves gently rock, I am glad you are enjoying the view. I do have bad news, though. While medical marijuana use is legal in the state of Hawaii, dispensaries and delivery services are not. I would suggest getting involved in your state’s politics and making sure to vote for dispensaries and delivery services to be legalized when they come up on the ballot.

Illinois

Greetings to you readers out in the Midwest! You are one of the lucky states that has legalized medical marijuana and you can open a dispensary or delivery service in your area. All clients will need to have a medical card or be added to a patient registry in order to receive a recommendation from their personal physician.

Maine

Maine is known for being the tip of our wonderful country. It is also a smart state because this state has legalized medical marijuana and it allows for dispensaries and delivery services. This state will require every client to have their own ID card or be added to the patient registry. Maine even allows patients form other states to receive medicinal marijuana here with a doctor recommendation.

Maryland

Maryland is well known for its crabs! Now it is also going to be known for the marijuana delivery service you plan to open! It is legal to have one here, and you will want to make sure that each patient has an ID card or is added to the patient registry.

Michigan

Michigan is on two of our beautiful Great Lakes. This state also has legalized medical marijuana, with the usual medical ID card or patient registry required. While this state does not allow for dispensaries, it does allow local areas to create their own ordinances for them. If you live in Michigan, check with your city or county government to see if your specific area allows for that type of business.

Minnesota

Minnesota is known for its beautiful lakes. You can now know it as a state that allows medical marijuana use! It allows for dispensaries and delivery services to operate, however they are only allowed to carry limited amounts of liquid extract products.

Montana

Montana has gorgeous vast landscapes and does allow for the use of medical marijuana. However, at this time laws do not allow for the operation of dispensaries or delivery services. Next step? Get out there and vote. Get to know the issues and vote on all of them, most importantly the issues regarding the delivery of marijuana.

Nevada

Hello Nevada! You have bright lights, deserts that stretch for miles, and the legalization of medical marijuana. At this time though, they do not allow medical marijuana delivery systems. Get to know the issues in your area and what is coming up on the ballot regarding the use of medical marijuana so you can push for a change!

New Hampshire

New Hampshire is a lovely state on the Eastern border with great opportunities for tourism. This is also a state that allows medical marijuana use. As with the other states, each patient will be required to obtain a medical ID card or be added to the patient registry. You may soon see more visitors to your state, since patients can come to New Hampshire to receive the medical marijuana that they need with a doctor recommendation.

New Jersey

The great state of New Jersey has some amazing ocean views. It also has made the wise decision to allow medical marijuana. They also allow medical marijuana dispensaries and delivery services. Each client will need a medical ID card or to be added to the patient registry.

New Mexico

New Mexico is a colorful state with southwest flair! It is also legal to use marijuana for medicinal purposes there. Dispensaries and marijuana delivery services are also permitted. As it is elsewhere, all patients need to obtain a medical ID card or be added to the patient registry to utilize these services.

New York

New York is known as the Big Apple and the city that never sleeps! It is also known as one of the twenty –three states that allow marijuana to be used for medicinal purposes. You can also own a dispensary or medical marijuana delivery service, however, the product you sell is not allowed to be smoked, and ingested doses may not contain more than 10 mg of THC. As is the case with other states so far, each one of your clients will need to have a valid medical ID card or be added to the state’s patient registry.

Oregon

You may see some beautiful sights in this lovely Pacific Northwest state, but unfortunately, you will not be able to open your own medical marijuana delivery service here. However, marijuana is permitted for recreational use. To ensure that your state someday allows for the opening of dispensaries and delivery services, keep an eye on the issues.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island is a tiny state but big business opportunities are available to you. This state has made the progressive decision to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. You can legally run a dispensary or weed delivery service in this state. It is imperative to ensure that each one of your clients has their medical card or is added to the patient registry. Also, residents of other states can come to Rhode Island to get medical marijuana.

Vermont

Well known for its charm and graciousness, Vermont has always been a popular weekend destination. It is also one of the states that have legalized medical marijuana. In this state, you can open a dispensary or delivery service. Each person who contacts you for services will need to have a medical card or be added to the patient registry.

Washington

This Evergeen State allows recreational marijuana use. You can open a dispensary or marijuana delivery service. If you are in the beautiful state of Washington, we wish you good luck on the start of your medical marijuana delivery business!

On a somewhat separate note, we need to continue to get the word out there and inform those we know of how important it is to legalize medical marijuana. The most vital thing we should all be doing is voting! We should all continue our tireless crusade to ensure all fifty states become legal. That way all of us have the chance to open our own medical marijuana delivery service and help people in need!

I hope this list of states and its rules has helped shed some light on the path to open your own medical marijuana delivery service. It is important to take time to research what all of the specific rules and regulations are in your area.

One of the best ways is to get advice from people who have already started their own delivery service and have been through what you are just starting to learn about.

Our website boasts a massive collection of literature for you to read and study. Anyone considering opening their own medical marijuana delivery service would be crazy not to take advantage of all the information and tools we have made available.

As with any new venture, you cannot be too prepared for what you are starting out in. As always, good luck!

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